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Relief bill passed by House would give NV state government $2.9 billion

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House on a nearly party-line vote passed President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion pandemic aid package early Saturday, in a rush to...

‘Pharmacy deserts’ may be contributing to Nevada vaccine inequities

Earlier this month, the White House announced the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program for COVID-19 Vaccination, which will supply coronavirus vaccines directly to pharmacies nationwide.Nevada,...
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Feds ship out COVID-19 vaccines delayed by winter storms

White House officials said Monday that thawing temperatures and a weekend of around-the-clock work has begun to clear a backlog of 6 million COVID-19...

Nevada vaccination rollout counting on more cooperation, less confusion

The same day the state announced Nevadans aged 65 to 69 will have their chance to get vaccinations beginning next week, one vaccine maker’s...
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Unemployment checks have been biggest help for tourist economies, report finds

Overlapping geography with race reveals the pandemic recession’s dramatic economic impact on Hispanic or Latino communities, reports Brookings Mountain West in a report comparing...

NAACP, Latin Chamber among groups trying to confront vaccine mistrust

The federal government, in the 1930s, conducted experiments on Black men without their knowledge, contributing to generational mistrust in medicine and health science. But the...
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SNHD data reveals disparities in COVID vaccinations

Blacks and Hispanics in Southern Nevada are lagging their white counterparts in obtaining the COVID-19 vaccine, according to data released Wednesday by the Southern...

Officials open convention center vaccination site amid immense demand

Southern Nevada and federal officials extolled the opening of a new mass site for COVID-19 vaccine second-dose appointments on Tuesday, but celebration of the...
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Hotline to help seniors schedule COVID vaccine

Southern Nevada seniors who lack access to a computer or the know-how to navigate the web can pick up the phone to schedule an...
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Biden administration unveils boost to state COVID-19 vaccine shipments

WASHINGTON - Amid frustrations at the slow pace of the national COVID-19 vaccination effort, President Joe Biden says his administration is boosting the number...

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